Illustrated Tales of Dwarfs, Gnomes and Fairy Folk

Illustrated by Daniela Drescher; Edited by Ineke Verschuren

Price:
£16.99
Availability:
Available to buy

Quick Look

  • This unique collection brings together classic folk stories from across Europe
  • Helpful dwarfs, mischievous gnomes and powerful fairy folk are brought to life in vibrant watercolour and ink illustrations from Daniela Drescher, creator of the bestselling In the Land of Fairies and Pippa and Pelle series
  • These timeless stories will appeal to confident readers exploring independently, as well as younger children as a read-aloud
  • Previously published as Over the Hills and Far Away

This enchanting anthology of classic European folk tales, featuring dwarfs, gnomes, fairies and more, includes sumptuous illustrations by Daniela Drescher, illustrator of In the Land of Fairies and the Pippa and Pelle series.

Format:
hardback
Size:
254 x 210 mm
Publisher:
Floris Books
Subject:
Story Books & Anthologies
Illustrations:
colour illustrations
Age Range:
From 6 to 10 years
Extent:
152 pages
ISBN:
9781782507451
Publication date:
14 Oct 2021

Description

Meet helpful dwarfs, mischievous gnomes and powerful fairy folk in this sumptuously illustrated storybook anthology of classic European folk tales.

Much-loved stories such as 'Kate Crackernuts', 'Tom Tit Tot' and 'The Griffin' take readers on a journey through Europe as they climb snowy mountains, delve deep underground and wonder at beautiful palaces.

This unique collection celebrates the rich folklore tradition of Europe, including dwarfs from Flanders, fairies from Scotland and gnomes from Austria.

With radiant pictures by Daniela Drescher, one of Germany's best-loved illustrators, Illustrated Tales of Dwarfs, Gnomes and Fairy Folk is sure to enchant young and old readers alike.

Author

Daniela Drescher was born in Munich and trained in art therapy. She is the author and illustrator of more than twenty books for children, which are now available in several languages. Her best known books for younger children include In the Land of Fairies, the Little Fairy stories and the Pippa and Pelle stories. She is also the illustrator of stunning fairy tale anthologies including An Illustrated Treasury of Grimm's Fairy Tales.

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